CSIR forms new institution to further strengthen science communication

CSIR forms new institution to further strengthen science communication

Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday laid the found

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Union Science and Technology Minister on Thursday laid the foundation stone of

CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research, formed after the merging of CSIR-NISCAIR and CSIR-NISTADS, a step aimed at further strengthening science communication.


He said the purpose of the merger is to combine the strength of the two institutes in a synergistic way with a vision to become a globally respected think tank and resource centre for understanding Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) policy research and communication.



Vardhan emphasised that evidence-driven policy will play a crucial role in making “Aatma-nirbhar Bharat” a reality driven by Science and Technology, and innovation.


He also said that the merger is a turning point in their history as now the repository of knowledge vested in the two institutes will combine to make the new entity an even larger and more prestigious institute in the global scientific arena.


The minister emphasised that CSIR-National Institute…



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